"Solitary Non-Employed Persons ... “SNEPs”. ....the term can be applied to anyone of the working age 20-59 years who is not enrolled in education, is unemployed, unmarried and has no ties outside of one’s family. ...according to reports online, Japan is witnessing a sudden increase in these such people."
Source: Japan sees increase in Solitary Non-Employed Persons (SNEPs)
By Andrew Miller
LIFESTYLE MAR. 06, 2013